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3.3. North America In 2007, the total harvested area in the US was 0.57 million ha, with a total production of
1.6 million Mt. The average productivity of this region is 3508 kg/ha, which is about 2000
kg/ha above the world average. Production is mainly concentrated in three major
geographic areas: the Southeast, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South
Carolina; the Southwest, which includes New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas; and VirginiaCarolina, which includes North Carolina and Virginia. The largest single area in the US is
found in Georgia, followed by North Carolina and Alabama.
3.4. South America The major countries growing groundnut in South America are Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay,
Ecuador and Bolivia. The crop is cultivated over an area of 0.39 million ha, with a total
production of 1.02 million Mt in 2007. The average productivity of this region is 2595
kg/ha. Argentina is the major groundnut growing country in the region, contribut...
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